A. Bader, associate professor and regents lecturer
in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has been
elected chair of the Institute of Electronical and Electronics
Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society's technical committee on parallel
serve a two-year term that began on July 1. The TCPP acts as
an international forum to promote parallel processing research
and education, and participates in setting up technical standards
in the area.
Mexico, well-known for its high performance computing research
and some of the fastest computers in the world, is a great place
from which to promote parallel, distributed, high performance
computing education, research and technology, said Bader.
I am honored to serve the international community.
Associate University Counsel Robert Bienstock has been
named to the National Association of College and University
Attorneys 15-member board of directors.
comprised of more than 3,000 attorneys, both in general counsel
offices and in private practice, representing nearly 1,400 campuses
and 660 institutions. It is the premier organization
for attorneys in the field.
heads up the office of Research and Intellectual Property Legal
Services in the University Counsel Office. He is recognized
as a pre-eminent national authority on legal issues related
to university research, for example, new regulations on biological
hazards. Bienstock was founding chair of NACUAs section
on research legal issues. He has been at UNM for nearly
television station, KNME-TV, Channel 5, has won two Rocky
Mountain Regional Emmy Awards for their productions One
Friday Night Town Hall and for Colores! A Commitment
Friday Night Town Hall, produced by KNMEs John Lawrence
and independent producer Chris Schueler, won the Emmy for Best
Discussion/Interview Program. The show featured a panel of experts,
community members, leaders and teens from New Mexico discussing
the problems of teenage drinking
Colores! A Commitment to Peace, produced by Michael
Kamins, won the Emmy for the Documentary-Cultural Issues category.
The show looked at the development of nuclear weapons during
the cold war, 1946 to 1963, resulted in an urgent need to control
the arms race and for peace among nations.
An affordable housing design by UNM graduate architecture students
Jim Fox, Leslie Ford and Marcus Bushong won top honors
from the HOME House Project Competition sponsored by the Southeast
Center for Contemporary Arts (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The design was one of 25 proposals of merit selected from a
field of more than 440 entries from seven countries. Introductory
Architecture Design Studio faculty Geoffrey Adams and Karen
J. King directed their work.
Armand G. Winfield, director of the UNM Training and
Research Institute for Plastics, will donate to the National
Plastics Center & Museum (NPCM) his personal collection
of artifacts and papers from a career of 64 years as a plastics
inventor, designer, consultant and educator, it was announced
by NPCM president David P. Hahn. Winfield is author of nearly
300 articles and papers and several books on plastics and holds